Chancery quarto; a3 recto: 41 lines, 163 x 120 mm; types: 105R ("Registrum" on f8 recto), 80R (text)
The woodcut diagrams present throughout the text—some of which are printed in color—are from the same blocks employed by Hieronymus De Sanctis in the 1488 edition and may have been designed by J.L. Santritter.
With a half-title.
Large and small woodcut initials throughout.
Publisher's device printed in red below register on leaf f8 recto.
ISTC lists the printer as Bonetus Locatelli.
Catalogue of books printed in the XVth century now in the British Museum, V, 438
Goff, F.R. Incunabula in American libraries, J409
Incunabula short title catalogue, ij00409000
COPY NOTE: Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy Q.405.41: worm damage in lower right margins on leaves a1-b2. Leaf dimensions: 210 x 150 mm.
PROVENANCE: Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy Q.405.41 with bookplate of the BPL Bowditch Fund. Bookplate of Michel Chasles on rear pastedown. BPL perforation stamp on half-title (a1). BPL ink stamp on a1 verso and f7 verso. Marginalia throughout the Theoricae novae planetarum. Date of acquisition unknown (pre-1929).
BINDING: Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy Q.405.41 bound in modern brown cloth with white paper spine label.
No title page found. No copyright page found. No table-of-contents pages found. No pagination.